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Abel Alleyne 174

  • Born: 16 February 1699, St. James, Barbados 1100
  • Christened: 16 February 1699, St. James, Barbados
  • Marriage: Mary Woodbridge on 16 July 1719 in St. Philip, Barbados
  • Died: 1747, Barbados aged 48
  • Buried: 1747, St. James Church, Barbados

bullet  General Notes:

Served in the Barbados Militia and was known as Major Alleyne. Was advised to try the cooler climate of New England in 1740, owing to poor health. He sailed to Boston that year with his wife and some of his children. The family located at Milton where he built a large house on Milton Hill. Later, moved to the north precinct of Braintree, this precinct was separated from Braintreein 1792 and called Quincy in honour of John Quincy. Major Alleyne returned to Barbados occasionally because of the estate.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. He signed a will on 10 October 1744.

2. He had an estate probated on 18 September 1747 in Barbados.


Abel married Mary Woodbridge, daughter of Dudley Woodbridge and Unknown, on 16 July 1719 in St. Philip, Barbados. (Mary Woodbridge was born in 1701 in Barbados, died in 1778 in Quincy, Massachusetts and was buried in 1778 in St. James Church, Barbados.)

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